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Sony VAIO Tap 21

Sony VAIO Tap 21
alaScore 86

6 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Sony VAIO Tap 21. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The design also gets good reviews, but some have doubts about the usability.

design, size

usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO Tap 21 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO Tap 21

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Sony VAIO Tap 21 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size. The design also gets good reviews, but some have doubts about the usability.

design, size

usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO SVT21218CXB 21.5-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen DesktopSony VAIO SVT21218CXB 21.5-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Sony VAIO Tap 21 (SVT21217CXB)

 

The Sony VAIO Tap 21 (SVT21217CXB) is a vast improvement over last year's portable all-in-one desktop

Portable around the house. Huge screen for a portable device. Ultrabook performance in an all-in-one desktop form factor. Comfortable keyboard and mouse included.

Quite a few pre-loaded apps. Reflective glass. No latch on arm. Shorter battery life than rivals.

With a decent feature set, the Sony VAIO Tap 21 is an attractive entry to the portable all-in-one desktop field. It will keep many users happy, particularly if they limit their portable use to around a home or office with a lot of tabletops in it. That...

Jan, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Certificates

EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:21.5
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery Capacity:3650
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel Iris Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0xA2E
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel Iris Graphics 5100

Memory

Internal memory:16
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:2 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 8
Memory slots:2

Multimedia

Built-in camera: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0+HS
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Storage drive interface:SATA

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes

Performance

Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:4
Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

Autonomy mode: Yes
Battery capacity (Watt hours):3650
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:i7-4558U
Processor boost frequency:3.3
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor code:SR188
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:2.8
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i7-4558U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):28
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75992
Processor code:SR188
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash
Storage media:Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.85
Height:1.4
Weight:8.6
Width:20.6